Tag Archives: Athletic Performance

  • September 1, 2015

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    Train, and Recover, Like a U.S. Soccer Star

    It has been a triumphal summer for women’s soccer in the United States. Although the U.S. Women’s National Team began their march through the 2015 World Cup field somewhat haltingly, with narrow wins during the group stage over teams that they were expected to thump, t

  • September 1, 2015

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    Update on US international DeAndre Yedlin

    Here is the latest on DeAndre Yedlin, a former Seattle Sounders player, and a product of their academy system. He also played for Sounders U-23 team that has been sponsored by MVP Physical Therapy!

    Tottenham right winger DeAndre Yedlin has joined Sunderland on loan for the remainder o

  • August 18, 2015

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    Happy trail running: There’s a technique, and you can learn it

    AS WE JUMPED over roots and dashed around rocks, Malcolm Dunn told me to look ahead 15 feet. If you look up while trail running, you can see obstacles and flow through them, he said as he ran easily through the woods.

    I nodded as I huffed behind him and tried to flow through the trail

  • August 4, 2015

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    Why Some People Get Fitter Than Others?

    Anyone in a running group or gym class has likely noticed that some of the participants annoyingly become much fitter than others. But exactly why some people’s bodies respond well to working out and others do not puzzles scientists.


  • July 7, 2015

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    Older Athletes Have a Strikingly Young Fitness Age

    Older athletes can be much younger, physically, than they are in real life, according to a new study of participants in the coming Senior Olympics. The study found that the athletes’ fitness age is typically 20 years or more younger than their chronological age, providin

  • May 18, 2015

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    Concussions Can Be More Likely In Practices Than In Games

    NPR. Parents worry about a child getting a concussion in the heat of competition, but they also need to be thinking about what happens during practices, a study finds.

    High school and college football players are more likely to suffer a concussion during practices than in a game, acco

  • February 12, 2015

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    For Athletes, the Time of an Event Can Affect Performance

    NYTimes. Athletes have long sought ways to gain even a small edge that can make the difference between getting a medal and finishing in the middle of the pack, like altitude training or even performance-enhancing drugs.


    Now British res

  • October 27, 2014

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    Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?

    NYTimes. A blond woman in a hot pink spandex tank hoists a sledgehammer over her shoulders, then slams it down with a dull thud onto the big tire in front of her. Beside her, another woman swings her sledgehammer even higher, grimacing and groaning with the effort. Their faces are bright red and dri